Two trawlers are detained off the Kerry coast

The Navy has detained two trawlers off the South West Coast. They were fishing in waters 170 due south from Dingle. One of the vessels has been escorted to Castletownbere and the other is due to arrive there in the next few hours. The two trawlers, an Anglo Spanish boat “The Meridian” and a German Spanish vessel “The Rodas”, are accused of failing to keep proper fishing log books.